Student Honors and Awards
Students in the Department of Sociology have have opportunities to be recognized as members of the AKD national honors society, participate in professional meetings to present their research, and to be considered for our two outstanding undergraduate awards.
Alpha Kappa Delta, National Honor Society Membership
In addition to honors available to all students at Brooklyn College, the Department of Sociology has its own chapter of the Alpha Kappa Delta (AKD) national honors society that students may be selected for if they meet the following criteria:
- In order to become an AKD member, you need a 3.50 GPA in sociology, and you have to pay a membership fee.
Student Participation at Sociology Conferences
The Department faculty and students participate annually in local, national, and international conferences to present their research.
Recent student conference participation includes:
|Student||Conference*||Title of Research||Year|
|ESS||"There’s a Word Missing”: Effects, Uses & Debate of Sweden’s New Third Gender.
|ESS|| This is How People See Me? Constructing Biological Sex in Our Social World.
|ASA|| Gendering Intelligence: On the Misuse of Biological Determinism in Explaining Gender Inequalities in Education.
|ESS||Weathering the Storm: Implications of Race and Class for Community Recovery in the Post-Sandy Environment of the Rockaways.
|ESS|| The Madonna-Bitch Dichotomy: Gender Conflict and normative role performance issues for women on co-gender wrestling teams.
*Eastern Sociological Society (ESS); American Sociological Society (ASA)
Annual Outstanding Undergraduate Student Awards
- The Charles Lawrence Memorial Award is given each year to the undergraduate student who has submitted the best research paper is sociology.
- The Sidney Aronson Memorial Award is given to a student who has done outstanding work in the field of sociology that has been accepted for presentation at a professional association meeting.
|Johami, Hana||Charles Lawrence Memorial Award||2016-17|
|Carl, Hannah||Sidney Aronson Memorial Award||2016-17|
|Xie, Vita||Charles Lawrence Memorial Award||2015-16|
| Carl, Hannah &
|Sidney Aronson Memorial Award||2014-16|
| Colon, Anthony &
|Charles Lawrence Memorial Award||2014-15|
|Corcoran, Thomas||Sidney Aronson Memorial Award||2014-15|
| McPhoy, Toyann
||Charles Lawrence Memorial Award||2013-14|
|Kane-Lee, Ember Skye||Sidney Aronson Memorial Award||2013-14|
|Rivers, Natali||Charles Lawrence Memorial Award||2009–10|
|Cieniewicz, Martyna||Sidney Aronson Memorial Award||2009–10|
|Eng, Michael||Charles Lawrence Memorial Award||2008–09|
|Pedersen, Marcelle||Sidney Aronson Memorial Award||2008–09|
|Rodriguez Quero, Fior||Sidney Aronson Memorial Award||2007–08|
|Chang, Lawrence &
|Charles Lawrence Memorial Award||2007–08|
|Chitov, Dmitri||Charles Lawrence Memorial Award||2006–07|
|Budheah, Shanell||Charles Lawrence Memorial Award||2005–06|
|Lampado, Victoria||Sidney Aronson Memorial Award||2005–06|
|Reyes, Dulce||Sidney Aronson Memorial Award||2004–05|
|Budheah, Shanell||Charles Lawrence Memorial Award||2004–05|
|Elmquist, Karolin||Charles Lawrence Memorial Award||2002–03|
|Gonzalez, Paula||Sidney Aronson Memorial Award||2002–03|
|Sanchez, Nancy||Sidney Aronson Memorial Award||2002–03|
|Gonzalez, Paula||Sidney Aronson Award||2001–02|
|Gonzalez, Paula||Charles Lawrence Award||2001–02|
|Sanchez, Nancy||Sidney Aronson Award||2001–02|
|Polanco, Esther||Sidney Aronson Memorial Award||2000–01|
|Vasquez, Teresa||Sidney Aronson Award||2000–01|
|Kaltenbach, David||Charles Lawrence Award||2000–01|
|Polanco, Esther||Sidney Aronson Memorial Award||1999–2000|
|Rodenstein, Ariadna||Sidney Aronson Memorial Award||1999–2000|
|Vazquez, Teresa||Sidney Aronson Memorial Award||1999–2000|
|Hinkle, Zach||Charles Lawrence Memorial Prize||1999–2000|
|Kaltenbach, David||Charles Lawrence Memorial Prize||1999–2000|
|Alarnick. Elizabeth||Charles Lawrence Sociology Award||1997–98|
|Antoine, Marcia||Charles Lawrence Sociology Award||1997–98|
|Victor, Carmel S.||Charles Lawrence Sociology Award||1997–98|